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Vapor coming from bottom of inside freezer and water to dispenser frozen

My side by side freezer stopped cooling and coils had frozen. Also water to dispenser had frozen. Dispenser started to work after freezer was switched off for night.

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The most common cause of this is a dirty condenser coil. Find the condenser coil for the unit , it will be under the freezer, in the back or ,in some models, on top. It will have a fan behind it. Shut of the unit and clean it. First with a paint brush to remove heavy dirt, then with a spray coil cleaner--this may get dirty, so be prepared with a mop. Clean it thoroughly without getting electrical components wet. (If you get anything electrical wet, make sure you allow ample time to dry before energizing it).

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CHeck to make sure your freezer is 0 to 5 degrees. If it is warmer than that the water valve wont open to the ice maker. Have you replaced the water filter?

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SOURCE: Evaporator coil in freezer red hot and water dripping on it.

This normal operation. Happens twice a day to defrost the freezer coils. Last about 20 minutes.

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SOURCE: LG LRSC26923TT, water dispenser not working

I have a LG GRP207TUJA side by side freezer, which has a water,ice,crushed ice dispenser. There is a button to select which mode of dispenser. The freezer just appears to be cycling through all the selections all by itself and make the bleeping noise as it moves from one selection to another...any ideas

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SOURCE: Our BEKO AP930 fridge freezer ice maker stopped

i had a similar problem with mine and the advice i got(possibly on here) was to leave the freezer door open to let the water supply pipe in the door defrost,put some blankets/ towels in the freezer to stop the
food defrosting,it worked for me and only took about 10 mins.

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SOURCE: bosch upright freezer ice maker and water

hello many times when the water and ice stop working you are not getting water to your freezer. so a few things to check if you have a water filter behind the freezer check for a blocked filter next. where the water line hooks up to the freezer there is usually a screen . turn the water off and remove the water line and check the screen if that s all ok it maybe the water solenoid hope this helps if not get back with me pls jason

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